Current Openings

  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Lead Writer-Editor (Vacancy #: VAR000567) INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)This position is located in the general Publishing Office of the Center for Exhibits and Interpretation (CEI). The incumbent will report to the...
    • Opening Date: October 29, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 13, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Licensing) (Vacancy #: VAR000622) Who May Apply: Limited to the Licensing Division, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Copyright OfficePlans and directs the work program and staffing of the Examining Section, and supervises employees performing work at the GS-12 level and below engaged in the examination of statutory license applications. Tracks progress and compliance with congressionally mandated throughput targets for cable statements of account. Analyses exception reports address...
    • Opening Date: October 29, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 13, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Information Management Technician) (Vacancy# VAR000549) The position is located in the Collections Management Division, Library Services. Incumbent is responsible for a variety of activities in support of collections inventory control and tracking, both behind-the-scenes activities, e.g. problem resolution, quality control, searching collections storage areas for items not readily found or for which a problem might be present, support of the inventory program; and for direct public service, e.g. staffing...
    • Opening Date: October 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Personnel Security Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000631) This position is located within the Personnel Security Division (PSD) within the Security and Emergency Preparedness Directorate (SEPD), and is an integral part of a small team that provides personnel security services to the agency. The PSD is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating personnel security-related aspects for Library applicants, employee and non-employee background investigations and for developing, issuing and implementing Library-wide personnel security...
    • Opening Date: October 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0080
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Archivist (Assistant Head, Preparation Section, Manuscript Division) (Vacancy #: VAR000635) This position is located in the Preparation Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. As part of one of the largest manuscript repositories in the United States and in the world, the Preparation Section is key to the Manuscript Division's mission of preparing for reader use material that encompasses the breadth and chronology of American history, including the papers of presidents, cabinet members,...
    • Opening Date: October 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Video Preservation Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000499) This Digital File Fulfillment position is located in the Operations & Public Service Office Section of the National Audio Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), Library Services, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and reports directly to the Operations Manager. The incumbent works collaboratively with staff throughout the organization to plan, manage and accomplish mass import of digital media files and mass...
    • Opening Date: October 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1001
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Financial Management Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000620) This position is located in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound, Collections and Services Division, Library Services.The incumbent is the primary financial advisor to the division and independently executes the following functions: budgeting, accounting, reporting, and the analysis and interpretation of the financial significance of past, current and future events and plans.Applies his/her expertise in budgeting and accounting to create an integrated financial...
    • Opening Date: October 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 16, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Section Head) (Vacancy #: VAR000576) This position is located in the Southeast Asia & South Asia Section, Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services, with collateral duties as acting Supervisory Librarian of the Middle East Section. The incumbent of this position serves as Section Head and is responsible for managing the work, overseeing the work of a staff of librarians and library technicians, and...
    • Opening Date: October 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 16, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Projects Coordinator (Vacancy #: VAR000602) The incumbent coordinates and facilitates projects for digital conversion, productions, and distribution of library materials to a constituency having specialized requirements. Individually and in collaboration with IT and digital media experts, the incumbent coordinates major program components that include internal communication strategies, a centralized archive, new digital content policies, metadata and standards for content development, and new models for access and delivery of digital...
    • Opening Date: October 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • nte 2 years ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Digitization Technician) (Vacancy #: VAR000504) This position serves as a Digitization Technician and reports to the Chief, Serial and Government Publications Division through the Team Leader for Digital Projects. The position is located in the Serial and Government Publications Division, Collections and Services in Library Services at the Library of Congress. The incumbent provides assistance to Digital Conversion Specialists and others on projects to present digitally reformatted Library and...
    • Opening Date: October 22, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000658) The incumbent is the principle staff and personal assistant who provides staff support, technical assistance, and advice to the Chief and managers of the Health Services Division in a wide range of matters related to the overall fulfillment of the mission of the Integrated Support Services Directorate. The incumbent performs research and analyses; carries out special projects; prepares correspondence; and acts as a liaison...
    • Opening Date: November 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Section Head) (Vacancy# VAR000554) The incumbent of this position serves as Section Head and is responsible for managing the work, including acquisitions and cataloging functions, of the section, overseeing the work of a staff of librarians and library technicians performing these functions, and performing administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. The incumbent serves under the administrative supervision of the division chief. The incumbent...
    • Opening Date: November 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Visual Information Specialist (Detail) The incumbent serves as a Visual Information Specialist in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress, and develops a variety of data visualization products to accompany foreign, comparative, and international law reports prepared by the Directorate, often requiring originality, creativity, critical thinking, attention to detail, and an awareness of audience and functionality to effectively address the information objectives. Applying thorough...
    • Opening Date: November 5, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1084
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Visual Information Specialist (Temporary) The incumbent serves as a Visual Information Specialist in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress, and develops a variety of data visualization products to accompany foreign, comparative, and international law reports prepared by the Directorate, often requiring originality, creativity, critical thinking, attention to detail, and an awareness of audience and functionality to effectively address the information objectives. Applying thorough...
    • Opening Date: November 5, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1084
  • nte 2 years ( open to all )
    Librarian (Collections Specialist) - Local History & Genealogy (Vacancy# VAR000632) Provides reference services in person, by telephone, electronic media, and formal correspondence; the bibliographic source materials are of limited technical complexity and are found within the Library's collection. Serves as both a generalist and subject specialist providing the Library's constituents basic information and reference research services. Conducts a thorough reference interview, analyzes questions and requirements, and suggests search strategies. Is knowledgeable of the Library's...
    • Opening Date: October 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Accountant (Vacancy #: VAR000596) WHO MAY APPLY: AGENCY EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)This position is located in the Library Events Office, Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement, Office of the Librarian.The Accountant provides direct and...
    • Opening Date: November 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Vacancy# VAR000495) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application at any time before the announcement closes. Applicants will be referred to the selecting official after each cutoff date specified in the announcement. This announcement is scheduled to close on the specified date in the announcement; however, the announcement may close earlier than the last specified cutoff date at the...
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000659) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Energy Policy. The analyst will cover energy and minerals policy, focusing on leasing and development on federal lands, mining and extractive industries, and critical minerals. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including economics and employment, technology, and federal revenues. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability...
    • Opening Date: October 23, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Auditor (Information Technology) (Vacancy #: VAR000645) This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The OIG is responsible for conducting audits relating to programs and operations of the Library of Congress. The position is supervised by the OIG, Director of Information Technology (IT) Audits. The OIG is responsible for conducting audits relating to programs and operations of the Library of Congress. Information Technology (IT) auditing includes...
    • Opening Date: October 24, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0511
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) (Vacancy #: VAR000662) The purpose of this position is to support the IT Security program for the Library of Congress. The incumbent serves as a Cyber Threat Analyst with responsibility for participating in the production of all source threat products pertaining to department computer network defense activities. As such, the incumbent applies a full range of threat analytic skills to monitor, assess, and report on foreign computer...
    • Opening Date: November 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000642) Limited to the Office of the Chief Operating Officer.This position is located in the Library of Congress’ Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK).The incumbent performs only routine, non-complex aspects of contracting transactions and makes award recommendations to a senior Contract Specialist or to the Contracting Officer. Analyzes and negotiates routine modifications to contracts in partnership with a senior specialist and uses only routine price/cost...
    • Opening Date: November 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business (Vacancy# VAR000660) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business. The analyst will cover telecommunications, Internet, and network industries, addressing competition, privacy, the industrial consequences of technological innovation, and policy implications of business model convergence for national security and consumer welfare. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.
    • Opening Date: October 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Telecommunications Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000666) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Telecommunications Policy. The analyst will cover broadband deployment and telecommunications policy, interrelationships of the digital divide to key federal programs and national policies, and policies and positions of major stakeholders in the telecommunications and Internet field. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.
    • Opening Date: October 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager – Natural Resources and Earth Sciences Section (Vacancy #: VAR000663) The Research Manager leads the Natural Resources and Earth Sciences Section of the Resources, Science and Industry Division in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs. Issues include natural resources policy and implications in key areas including institutional, economic, regulatory, and scientific issues related to public lands; fish and wildlife; water resources; forestry, terrestrial, coastal, and marine ecosystems; earth sciences;...
    • Opening Date: October 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (IT Division Chief) (Vacancy #: VAR000653) Limited to the Office of the Chief Information Officer.This is a supervisory position with additional information technology (IT) support responsibilities. The primary purpose of the position is to define and lead IT work for the Library of Congress, reporting to an OCIO IT Director and/or Deputy Director then to the Library’s Chief Information Officer (OCIO)/Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO).
    • Opening Date: November 13, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Environmental Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000669) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Environmental Policy. The analyst will possess knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of environmental policy issues related to groundwater contamination prevention and response, interrelationships of groundwater contamination with federal programs, and aspects of surface water quality. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new...
    • Opening Date: November 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Project Coordinator (Vacancy# VAR000603) The incumbent assists with the integration of digital and traditional library services through work on assigned projects involving digital reformatting and/or collecting original digital material. Individually and in collaboration with IT and digital media experts, incumbent assists with program components that include design, implementation, and evaluation of projects, creation of digital images and post-processing functions, review of presentation of digital material, metadata and standards...
    • Opening Date: November 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 3, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000643) This position is located in the Library of Congress’ Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK).The incumbent will function as a warranted Contract Officer, providing support to the Supervisory Contract Specialist of FEDLINK, the various library service units and other Legislative Branch agencies. The incumbent plans, drafts, negotiates, and awards contracts; engages in contract administration activities for highly specialized procurements; instructs and advises clients and...
    • Opening Date: November 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 10, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) - SPP Register The Library of Congress is accepting applications from people who wish to be considered for employment at the Library under its Selective Placement Program (SPP). It is the policy of the Library to recruit and hire qualified applicants with targeted disabilities by assisting these individuals in obtaining employment consistent with their level of skills and abilities and their capacity for safe and efficient job...
    • Opening Date: January 12, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411